Photos: Usyk, Gassiev - Ready For War in WBSS Unification Final

By Alexey Sukachev (photos by Valery Sharifulin\TASS)

The weights are set for tomorrow's huge World Boxing Super Series fight card in Moscow, Russia, with the cruiserweight final of the WBSS tournament.

The bout will feature a full division unification between two undefeated world champions, WBC/WBO champion Oleksandr Usyk and IBF/WBA champion Murat Gassiev.

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1. Denis Shafikov 133.6 vs. Jhon Ghemino 129.4
2. Konstantin Ponomarev 153.8 vs. Sergey Vorobiev 152.6
3. Magomed Madiev 158.5 vs. Guido Nicolas Pitto 159.3
4. Vladimir Shishkin 168.9 vs. Gasan Gasanov 167.5
5. Fedor Chudinov 165.8 vs. Nadjib Mokhammedi 166.8
6. Cecilia Braekhus 146.4 vs. Inna Sagaydakovskaya 147
7. Mairis Briedis 199.3 vs. Brandon Delauries 197.6
8. Sergey Bogachuk 152.3 vs. Nikoloz Gviniashvili 156.5
9. Shakhabas Makhmudov 155.4 in vs. Malkhaz Sujashvili 154.4
10. Olexander Usyk 198.45 vs. Murat Gassiev 198.45

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On Saturday afternoon, July 21st, the world's best and undefeated cruiserweights, Oleksandr Uysk and Murat Gassiev, will battle for four world titles and the bragging rights to be crowned the undisputed World Cruiserweight Champ. Both fighters possess perfect undefeated records, tremendous explosive power, and with the winner taking all the major recognized belts, this is the must-watch Cruiserweight battle of the year. This amazing showdown featuring Usyk v Gassiev for the undisputed Cruiserweight championship and will air live and exclusively on KlowdTV in the United States. 

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The bout will take place in Moscow, Russia beginning at 3 PM ET. "We are very proud to be able to bring this outstanding fight to KlowdTV," said Robert Herring Sr.,CEO of KlowdTV. "I know how much interest there is in this fight from all the interest on boxing sites and social media. The fans have been clamoring for the fight to find a United States home, and KlowdTV is once again stepping up to answer the call of US boxing fans."

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Usyk (14-0, 11 KOs) of Kiev, Ukraine is WBC and WBO world cruiserweight champion.
The 2012 Olympic Gold Medal winner won the WBO world title with a 12-round unanimous decision over Krzysztof Glowacki on September 17, 2016 in Poland. Usyk defended the title twice with a 9th round stoppage over Thabiso Mchunu and a 12-round unanimous decision over Michael Hunter.

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Usyk scored a 10th round stoppage over former world champion Marco Huck. In his latest bout, Usyk captured the WBC World Cruiserweight title with a majority decision over Mairis Briedis on January 27th in Latvia.

Gassiev (26-0, 19 KOs) of Russia, is the IBF and WBA Super Cruiserweight champion.
Gassiev now trains in Big Bear, California under famed trainer Abel Sanchez. The 24-year-old Gassiev won IBF championship on December 3, 2016 with a 12-round unanimous decision over Denis Lebedev.

Gassiev registered a 3rd round destruction of former world champion Krzysztof Wlodarczyk. In his last bout, Gassiev won the WBA World Super Cruiserweight title with a 12th round stoppage over previously undefeated Yunier Dorticos on February 3, 2018
KlowdTV is your 24/7 live streaming service, featuring over 30 live channels plus 50 music channels. The fight is free to KlowdTV subscribers. New subscribers can enjoy the fight for the $9.99/month subscription fee, which includes numerous live channels including Fight Network, GolTV, FNTSY Sports Network, Pursuit Channel, Sony Movie Channel and more. Simply visit to enjoy this "can't-miss" fight and 30 days of KlowdTV for just $9.99 per month. KlowdTV can be accessed on any device that includes Smart TV's, computers, ROKU, Amazon, Android and iOS phones and tablets.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Someone88 on 07-21-2018

I cannot wait for this great fight!

Comment by Sun_Tzu on 07-21-2018

[QUOTE=Southpawology;18954230][url][/url] Just cancel the monthly subscription after the fight and look at it as 10$ PPV which is well worth the price to see this fight[/QUOTE] Thanks for the link. I may keep the sub. It has a fight Network,…

Comment by landotter on 07-21-2018

[QUOTE=Blueboy3;18954089]Hardcore Boxing fan's Super Fight right here[/QUOTE] Preach on, my friend, the choir is listening.

Comment by Southpawology on 07-20-2018

I cant wait for this fight!! HYPEDDDD

Comment by b morph on 07-20-2018

[QUOTE=qOcOp;18954297]My most anticipated fight of the year and no one picks it up here in the states. wtf are we doing u.s.a[/QUOTE] A damn shame really. Tournaments need more media coverage. If they were American, might be a different story.…

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